Blessed Arnold of Carcassonne

detail of an antique Italian holy card of Blessed Arnold of Carcassonne by Bertoni, date unknown; swiped from Santi e BeatiMemorial


A cousin of Saint Peter Nolasco, Arnold joined the Mercedarians on the first day of their founding in the early 13th century, and lived in the monastery in Valencia, Spain. He helped spread interest in the Order and its work by explaining the virtues that develop from living the Order’s Rule.

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Arnold of Carcassonne“. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 February 2017. Web. 10 July 2020. <>